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RECIPE: Need filling for chocolate dessert cup

Posted by wine50 (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 17, 07 at 15:38

I bought these really great chocolate dessert cups and now find myself lost about what to fill them with. I was thinking some sort of mousse... I don't know. Any ideas? Thanks..


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RE: RECIPE: Need filling for chocolate dessert cup

I don't know how big the cups are but white chocolate mousse topped with a fresh raspberry would be a killer.
This is really good as long as you use a good brand of white chocolate:
WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
9 oz imported white chocolate, chopped
3large egg yolks
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
1 1/4 cups chilled heavy cream

Melt the white chocolate in the top of a double boiler over barely simmering water. Stir occasionally with a wooden spoon. Remove from the heat. In a bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, whisk together the yolks & sugar until well combined. Remove the bowl from the saucepan & beat in 1/4 cup of the cream. Slowly stir in the melted chocolate until well combined. Whip the remaining 1 cup of cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold together the whipped cream & white chocolate mixture. Spoon into wine goblets & refrigerate until ready to serve.~~A Matter of Taste


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Ginger I made this last night for dinner. Asolutely fabulous!!!! Everyone raved about them. They looked absolutely beautiful in the chocolate cups. I didn't have raspberries but, did a garnish of fresh mint and the tinest of orange zest. Yummy...Thank you so much.


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Glad you liked it. Once in a GREAT while we get the tiny chocolate cups but not dessert size. I've always been tempted to make them by coating small inflated balloons but never have done it.


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One Easter I made my own chocolate dessert cups and filled it with strawberry mousse. I was really easy , delicious and made a beautiful presentation. I don't have the recipe here with me right now, but I 'd be happy to find it if you are interested. Just let me know! Gina


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Gina, I'm interested..
I noticed yesterday at Walmart that Wilton has silicone heart shaped cupcake holders..they would be perfect for chocolate cups.


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I just made this filling which is super easy and delicious. I adapted it from Semi Homemade.
1 instant vanilla pudding mix (4 c. serving size)
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp. amaretto (or 1 tsp. almond extract)
Mix all ingredients well with electric mixer.Pipe into shells.


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Terri, I have been pretty much MIA from this forum. I'll get the Strawberry Mousse recipe today and post it! I'm so sorry I hope it's not too late! Gina


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Terri,here's the strawberry mousse recipe:
10 oz frozen strawberri's (pureed in blender)
1-1/2 envelopes of unflavored gelatin
1/4-cp of sugar
2 egg whites
1 cup of heavy cream
Mix pureed berries with gelatin and 1/2 of the sugar.
Beat egg whites with remaining sugar until frothy.
Whip up cream.
Combine all ingredients. Spoon mousse into chocolate cups and garnish with a fresh strawberry. Refrigerate over night..Enjoy


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TY, Y and Gina!


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